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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
cancels it which russia did last year. >> if pakistan -- in pakistan the biggest city is on high alert after 115 were left dead in bombings. there are searches on vehicles in the capital after militants claimed responsibility for a bombing at a packed pool hall. another bombing that targeted paramilitary soldiers where there is a large shia community and people are wanted to keep an eye out for anything suspicious. >> president obama welcomes afghan president karzai to the white house this morning to discuss the future of the united states role in afghanistan. he made the rounds in washington yesterday attending a working dinner with secretary of state hillary clinton and he visited the pentagon where he was greeted by defense secretary panetta and other top military officials. sources say karzai arrived with a wish lit of military equipment including drones and helicopters and other hardware to ensure afghanistan security when nato forces leave at the end of next year. >> frigid out there when you are outside and you need the heater on in the car. >> what a way to wake up. >> what are
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 4:00am PST
pakistan. a u.s. drone strike has killed a top taliban commander. mullah nazir was famous for denouncing pakistan's polio eradication campaign when it began several months ago. he was also responsible for orchestrating attacks across the border in afghanistan on nato and afghan security forces. a total of ten taliban were killed in that strike. >>> and back here at home, children, teachers and staff who survived the sandy hook shooting take up a familiar routine this morning. they're going back to school. parents are being reassured that the new setting is the safest school in the entire country. as the children from sandy hook elementary school ride the bus to class today, the streets leading to their new school will be lined with green ribbons. the ribbons are the color symbolic of sandy hook elementary school. people from around the world are also showing their support. some sent snowflakes with messages of love and hope that are now hanging throughout the new school. >> a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work make this as seamless as possible. to make it really look che
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
, washington. >>> and we head next overseas to pakistan, a country so vital to the u.s. war on terror and home to an estimated 100 nuclear weapons. tonight, in turmoil. tens of thousands swarming the streets, vowing to overthrow the government after an arrest warrant for pakistani's prime minister. and abc's muhammad lila was there, sending us a quick dispatch from the street. >> reporter: all night, protesters have been moving closer and closer to the country's parliament. all that separates them now from the heart of the government are those shipping containers. >>> and from muhammad lila there in the middle of pakistan's demonstrations, we move the now, you see these pictures in syria. they are new pictures of the disaster in that long fight tonight. this was a university, classrooms, dormitories. after two explosions in the city of aleppo. more than 80 people killed. the government and the rebels are each blaming each other for the blasts. >>> and we move on next to this nation, fighting the flu. and tonight, some new post cards from the front lines of america's epidemic. now, even worryin
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Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
. he has said if pakistan and the u.s. went to war he would side with pakistan, and once threatened to join the taliban. another complicating factor, the increasing rogue attacks of afghan soldiers on u.s. and nato troops, some 45 attacks last year, killing 35 americans. but president obama said today that by this spring, u.s. forces will no longer be taking the lead in 90% of afghanistan. a quicker transition than had been planned. that will be the beginning of the end to a war that has cost more than 2,000 american lives. the white house says one reason to push for a quicker drawdown in afghanistan is cost. even now we are spending $5 billion a month, that is $167 million every day in afghanistan. today, the president said the war he once called a necessity has been worth it. >> at the end of this conflict, we are going to be able to say that the sacrifices that were made by those men and women in uniform has brought about the goal that we sought. >> reporter: by the end of next year the white house hopes to go from those 66,000 troops now in afghanistan to fewer than 10,000. and
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am PST
in pakistan. mullah nazir was known for plotting attacks against coalition troops. his death is considered a major blow to the taliban. but it could jeopardize u.s. relations with pakistan, as well because nazir, reportedly, had a truce with that country's military. >>> and the family of a missing journalist from new hampshire now confirms that he has been kidnapped in syria. james foley and another journalist, who has not been identified, haven't been heard from since november 22nd, underscoring the risk. the u.n. now estimates that more than 60,000 people have died in syria's civil war. >>> meanwhile, back in this country, a medical helicopter has crashed in iowa overnight, killing a pilot and two nurses flying from a hospital in mason city, to pick up a patient. there's no word yet on what may have caused the crash. we'll have updates as news becomes available. >>> in las vegas, two people were able to escape the fiery plane crash you see here. the twin-engine plane actually skidded off the runway and burst into flames. but both people onboard managed to crawl out before the fire engulf
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
against terrorism. tens of thousands of people in pakistan are protesting in the streets, furious at corruption in their own government. and just this morning, pakistan's highest court ordered the prime minister to be placed under arrest. this is a move critics claim is unconstitutional. security forces, meanwhile, are standing on shipping containers to block access to parliament. they're firing guns and tear gas to hold back the crowds. we'll have updates as news warrants. >>> and now, to your money and a price spike at the supermarket. the cold snap bringing record low temps to the southwest is starting to drive up prices in the produce aisle. people across the country are already paying more for lettuce. prices, meanwhile, for broccoli and cauliflower are likely to rise, as well. farmers from california to arizona say the unusually frigid weather has damaged their crops. and it could take ten days to determine the full impact. >>> and a troubling sign for the economy and the financial security for millions of americans. a new report showing that more than one-quarter of america
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
and about syria and pakistan. kerry is expected to sail through the confirmation vote some time next week. >>> and gun control advocates are urging the public to get behind tough, new legislation, just unveiled yesterday. senator dianne feinstein introduced the law that would ban 157 types of assault weapons. the nra and their congressional allies are unlikely to approve them. >>> and the senate has some new rules this morning to curb filibusters, which are used to block bills and nominations. senators overwhelmingly approved the new rule, which reduce but don't eliminate the number of times a filibuster can be used by the minority party. in return, the majority will to allow two minority amendments to bills. >>> and rhode island statehouse, lawmakers applauded after passing a bill to allow gay marriages. rhode island is the only state in new england that does not allow them right now. the bill's future in the state senate, though, is unclear. no vote is currently scheduled there. >>> and new jersey's republican governor, chris christie, is getting some political support from an unlikely
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
and pakistan have vowed to target malala again and she still has another round of surgery next month. still ahead here on "world news," the new video that takes you inside the mind of a drug user, to show what it's like to be on a popular drug. and why the u.s. navy is sounding the warning. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. then i read an article about a study that looked at the long term health benefits of taking multivitamins. they used centrum silver for the study... so i guess my wife was right. [ male announcer ] centrum. always your most complete. can be the worst part. my medicine alone doesn't always give me all
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
in pakistan, a secret war is being waged from the sky. and last night, the u.s. scored a major victory in that war. a drone strike killing a man named maulvi nazir, who had been sending fighters to attack our troops in afghanistan. this is the first drone strike of 2013. more than 350 have been launched since 2004. >> a large number of their top leadership, as well as a lot of the mid-level and foot soldiers have been taken out by these strikes. >> reporter: but while the drone war grows, the u.s. will soon be drawing down the 66,000 u.s. forces in afghanistan today. military planners suggesting that anywhere from only 6,000 troops to 20,000 remain after 2014. to ensure the country does not descend again into a safe haven for terror. officials i have spoken to believe that president obama will opt for fewer troops and a faster withdrawal, which means in the future, we will likely be even more dependent on these drone strikes, diane. >> thank you so much, martha. >>> and returning home now, news today from secretary of state hillary clinton. 24 hours ago, we saw her walk out of the hosp
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
for them to return to pakistan. >> fda proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades. new rules requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks including requiring farmers to make sure workers wash hands, make sure irrigation water is lien and animals stay out of the fields. critics say changes are long overdue, there are 3,000 deaths per year from food borne illness. >> checking healthy living news this afternoon, if you haven't had flu shot yet now is the time. kaiser permanente predicts california will see a surge as a resultful holiday travelers cominging back with the virus. abc news says california abc news says california flu outbreak in the u.s. in a decade it could be that it's a newer strain. it could be that not enough people are vaccinated but interesting theories has to do with humanity. some are finding will heer humanitoƧ), earlier flu season starts. >> suggesting getting your vaccine as soon as possible if you haven't already, taking two weeks for your immunity to build up. february is the peak season for flu in calif
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am PST
party decides to end it. fill now expire january 1 next year. >> in pakistan the biggest city is on high alert after bombings that left 115 people dead. police forces are deployed throughout the capital conducting searches on vehicles after a militant group claims responsibility for a suicide bombing yesterday. another targeted soldiers at a commercial area where the large shiite community. people are warned to look out for anything suspicious. >> president obama welcomes president karzai to the white house to discuss the future of the united states war in afghanistan. karzai attended a work dinner with secretary of state, hillary clinton yesterday. he also visited the pentagon where he was greeted by defense secretary panetta. sources say karzai arrived with a wish lit of military equipment including drones and helicopters and other hardware to ensure afghan security when nato forces leave at the end of next year. >> 5:45. check in flights higher at the super bowl gets closer. >> and the job a at american express which is cutting 5,400 jobs scheduled to take place this year mostly in tr
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 1:40am PST
.95 a day. >>> welcome back, everybody. a serious story from pakistan. on tuesday, seven people were killed in what's considered the largest attack targeting efforts against polio. >> despite the attacks, vaccination workers say they will continue fighting this disease. abc nick schifrin has the details. >> reporter: the woman beneath this shroud is dead simply because she cared for needily children. she and her team were buried after being gunned down in their van by militants. >> it was ambushed. six of the female workers -- >> reporter: this boy lost his mother in the attack, the third in just three weeks against workers taking part in what had been a very successful program to vaccinate against polio. the woman's boss says she blames the gunmen and the cia. the cia tried every idea it could think of to get into the compound. among the neighbors, the cia. they moved into one of these houses. they even hired this doctor to launch a fake vaccine campaign. but that may have backfired in the long-term, because today the taliban cites the program to justify their attacks. >> because of these
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 1:40am PST
our word for it. >> that's elementary. >>> gunman in northwest pakistan ambushed a van and killed five pakistani teachers and two health workers. all but one of them women. they were working for a private pakistani aid group who was targeted for their anti-polio work. militants have accused them of spying for the u.s., and extremists have launched attacks in opposition to female education. >>> a new year's celebration came to an end in the west african nation of ivory coast. more than 60 people were killed in a stampede after a fireworks show and 200 others hurt. many were children and teenagers. thousands of revelers were leaving a stadium when the crowd surged forward, crushing dozens of people. police are still trying to determine what set off that stampede. >>> and there is new legal action in the wake of the jerry sandusky scandal at penn state. the governor there says he intends to sue the ncaa over sanctions that it slapped on the school. those sanctions include a $60 million fine which finances a national campaign against child abuse. apparently some pennsylvania politicians do
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 1:40am PST
to the taliban, taking out a top militant commander in pakistan. he supplied money and weapons to taliban fighters who attacked u.s. forces in afghanistan. officials say five other people were killed in the strike, including one of nazar's aides. >>> we know that dallas cowboys lineman josh brent had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when he crashed his vehicle last month, an accident that killed his friend and teammate, jerry brown. but now an autopsy found that brown was sober at the time of the crash. officials say brown's blood-alcohol was 0.056, well below the texas legal standards. >> neither wearing seat belts, as well. >>> another sports story, an inspiring one from southern new jersey. josh berelli is star of his high school team, averaging over 20 points a game and suffers from one of the rarest diseases on the planet that causes rashes and lesions. all he can do is take medication and spend eight minutes a day in a tanning booth. there will be much more on this story coming up on "good morning america." talk about rare. i believe he was the first diagnosed case in the
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 1:40am PST
in pakistan simply because she wanted an education. the 15-year-old will undergo a final delicate operation before resuming a normal life. as abc's nick schifrin reports this survivor is truly an inspiration. >> reporter: malala yousafzai's future begins in this lab, with that piece of titanium. >> it might need adjusted. >> reporter: it will cover a three-inch-wide hole in her skull, caused three months ago after a taliban gunman shot her point blank. the bullet passed through the red line. yet she survived. as she recuperated, she became a global icon of courage, elegant advocate for girls' education. and once dr. stephen edmondson is done shaping titanium so it fits her skull she can restart her life. >> not only does it recontour the skull, it protects the brain as well. >> reporter: the bullet affected her hearing. she'll need a cochlear implant to know where sound is coming from. after her surgery she will remain in the hospital for less than a week and will need a year and a half to make a full recovery. at that point with a little luck, doctors say you won't tell the difference betw
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Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
that in pakistan and yemen and elsewhere and i think the reality is it's going to be a continuing tool of national defense in the future. >> do you think chuck hagel is going to get confirmed? >> i think so without question. >> probably a rough time on the hill, however. >> you know, feels -- these guys will throw some tough questions at him but he's been here, knows the senate, and i'm confident he'll get through. >> you've been in government most of your life, it seems, and this is it. you go back to monterey to the walnut farm. must be somewhat emotional for you. >> it is. it is an emotional experience, i have my youngest son with me to be able to enjoy this and it's a thrill every time you go through this, but, you know, i'm proud of having been a public servant for most of my life and i hope that other young people who watch this event will commit themselves to public service because that's what our democracy needs. >> thank you very much for joining us. enjoy that 3,000-calorie meal but be careful with it. >> thanks very much. >> diane? >> thank you, martha. good to see secretary panetta. as
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